Day: February 7, 2014

Executive Council approves new agreement with UTO

Today, the United Thank Offering and the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council officially agreed on a memorandum of understanding between the two groups. Executive Council also approved a new set of bylaws for UTO, which has supported the church’s mission and ministry for 125 years.

Presiding Bishop honored by Oxford Univesity

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori will receive an honorary degree at the University of Oxford in June. The Archbishop of Canterbury immediately welcomed the news as “a powerful model for women seeking to pursue their vocations in the church.”

White Christians turning into “Nones”

A look at religion affiliation by age and ethnic groups in the US show that most groups remain pretty static in terms of their religious affiliation,except among whites: among older whites, evangelical, mainline and Catholics go from 69% of those over 65 but only 25% among those 18 – 29 years old.

Christ Incognito

Friday, February 7, 2014 – Week of 4 Epiphany, Year Two [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 69:1-23(24-30)31-38 (morning) // 73 (evening) Genesis 24:1-27 Hebrews 12:3-11 John 7:1-13 A recent episode of “This American Life” included a …

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